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False Confessions by Palestinian Children and adolescents under Coercion

1 November 2011 False Confessions by Palestinian Childrenand adolescents under Coercion Amany Dayif & Fatmeh El-‘Ajou Israel’s detention policy of Palestinians in the West Bank, includingEast Jerusalem, and in particular Palestinian children andadolescents, is part of Israel’s policy of occupation. It is apowerful instrument in the hands of the Israeli occupation forpolitically repressing the Palestinian…

Lessons must be learned after psychology torture inquiry

Lessons must be learned after psychology torture inquiryDownload PDFPublished: 14 July 2015Lessons must be learned after psychology torture inquiryNature volume 523, page255 (2015)Cite this article An independent report on the American Psychological Association reveals the extent to which some psychologists colluded with US military and intelligence agencies to allow torture of prisoners. In 1917, when…

Detaining and prosecuting terrorism suspects | human rights first

9/12/21, 5:44 AM Detaining and Prosecuting Terrorism Suspects | Human Rights First Subscribe to First Page and join our fight for human rights  January 04, 2019 Detaining and Prosecuting Terrorism Suspects Like 8 Tweet Share RELATED CAMPAIGNS & TOPICS Close Guantanamo (/campaigns/close-guantanamo), Counterterrorism (/topics/counterterrorism), Guantanamo (/topics/guantanamo), Prosecuting Terrorism (/topics/prosecuting-terrorism), Torture (/topics/torture) Introduction As the…

2020 Country reports on human rights practices: ethiopia

POLICY ISSUES COUNTRIES & AREAS   AAfghanistan  Albania  Algeria  Andorra  Angola  Antigua and Barbuda  Argentina  Armenia  Australia  Austria  Azerbaijan  BBahamas  Bahrain  Bangladesh  Barbados  Belarus  Belgium  Belize  Benin  Bhutan  Bolivia  Bosnia and Herzegovina  Botswana  Brazil  Brunei  Bulgaria  Burkina Faso  Burma  Burundi  CCabo Verde  Cambodia  Cameroon  Canada  Central African Republic  Chad  Chile  China  Colombia  Comoros  Costa Rica …

UN report: involuntary psychiatric interventions “May Well Amount to Torture”

UN Report: Involuntary Psychiatric Interventions “May Well Amount to Torture” In a new report, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture writes that “Involuntary psychiatric interventions based on ‘medical necessity’ or ‘best interests’ may well amount to torture.”By Tina Minkowitz, Esq. -March 5, 20201176032 The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture has just presented a report on “psychological torture”…

Allegations of forced sterilization in ICE detention evoke a long legacy of eugenics in the united states

Allegations of Forced Sterilization in ICE Detention Evoke a Long Legacy of Eugenics in the United StatesSeptember 18, 2020By maya finohOn September 14th, Dawn Wooten—a nurse working at a Georgia ICE detention center—blew the whistle on the conditions within the privately-operated Irwin County facility: many of the immigrants forcibly detained in the center are experiencing…

African charter on human and peoples’ rights

AFRICAN CHARTER ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES’ RIGHTSAFRICAN CHARTER ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES’ RIGHTSPREAMBLEThe African States members of the Organisation of African Unity, parties to the present Convention entitled “African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights Recalling Decision 115 (XVI) of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government at its Sixteenth Ordinary Session held in…

Practice of torture

So what can be said of the likely institutional fit between military, police, and correctional institutions on the one hand, and the sub-institution of torture on the other? The role structure of this sub-institution consists of torturers, torturer trainers, medical personnel who assist torturers, and the like. The core practice of torture has been described…

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